Dome, Cupola, Florence Cathedral
Get to Florence
The most common way to get to Florence is by train. Trains arrive on a regular basis from Rome and Pisa. The train takes about 1.5 hours to get to Florence from Rome. Pisa is just over an hour away. Check the Bahn.de web site for train schedules. From the Florence train station, it’s an easy walk to most of the major sights in Florence, like the Florence Cathedral, the Uffizi Museum, the Ponte Vecchio and the Statue of David.
Statues, Piazza della Signoria
Day Trips from Florence
- Pisa and Lucca Day Trip from Florence
- Siena, San Gimignano and Chianti Day Trip
Basilica Santa Croce
Florence weather isn’t a factor for those who visit Florence. People come to see indoor sights like the Florence Cathedral, the statue of David and the museums. Florence is a bit inland from the coast, which gives it slightly higher temperatures. Summer highs in July and August average 90 F (32 C), while lows are about 66 F (19 C).
From December to February average highs are 54 F (12 C) and average lows are 37 F (3 C). Rainfall is highest is November and lowest in July. Early June is a good opportunity for reasonable weather and smaller crowds of tourists.